Arusha & Moshi Full Time NGO
TSh Confidential
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the entry of data, verification of financial and accounting information in the MIS

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Hand in Hand Eastern Africa-Tanzania (HiH EA-TZ) is an NGO newly registered by the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children with a mandate to operate within the United Republic of Tanzania.

The NGO is part of the global Hand in Hand International network, with independent operations within the Eastern Africa region with a mission to work for the economic and social empowerment of marginalized women, youth and men and therefore the society by supporting the creation of sustainable Enterprises and Jobs.

Hand in Hand Eastern Africa (HiH EA) which has had operations in Kenya and Rwanda spanning about 7 years of experience will support the establishment, growth and expansion of the HiH EA-TZ in collaboration with HiH International based in London.

HiH EA -TZ intends to fill various vacancy in Moshi Branch and invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following position:


The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the entry of data, verification of financial and accounting information in the MIS and ensure that all the primary financial and accounting transactions at their level comply with organization procedures, policies and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To disburse petty cash, with timely accounting, re-imbursement and update of all relevant expenses.
  • Analyse all the expenses and update the branch manager or Head office where applicable on areas of fund misappropriation.
  • Manage stationery stocks in the branches with monthly stock takes and variance analysis and taking action therefore.
  • Carry out Assets coding quarterly verification and submission to Head Office a signed copy of list of assets relating to the branch.
  • To monitor branch performance, ensure that reports are accurate and to share the system reports with the branch manager.
  • Undertake timely reconciliation and process payment of branch liabilities.
  • To execute accurate and timely posting in the Accounting system and reconciliation of all branch operations. (e.g. clientele, savings revenue loans and loan payments among others.
  • To maintain and take charge over the safe custody of auditable documents filed    at       the branch.
  • Ensure stringent adherence to internal Control systems and procedures as per organization polies.
  • Play the role of key contact person on issues relating to MIS system accuracy, efficiency and availability due diligence on credit applications.
  • To attend and participate in the meetings of credit at the branch level to evaluate customer’s due diligence and credit applications.
  • Maintain effective relationship with supplier and manage courier and postage services for the branch.
  • Work in Hand in Hand with the branch manager in preparation of accurate annual budgets.
  • Input and verify data in the Management Information System (MIS).
  • Raise journal vouchers to correct errors in the MIS.
  • To undertake other duties as and when requested.



  • Minimum CPA ll or equivalent
  • Proficiency in the use of computerized accounting systems and Microsoft suite packages.
  • A self-starter working with minimal supervision.
  • Integrity and willingness to commit to the HIH EA’s mission and values.
  • A valid Tax Compliance Certificate with an active pin.

Application process

Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiH-EA via Brighter Monday by close of business by 17th August, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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Hand in Hand Eastern Africa-Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge or accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.

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